Indirect Tax

Tim Martin: Budget 'failed to address disparity'

JD Wetherspoon faces £20m post-Budget cost hikes

By Daniel Woolfson

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) chairman Tim Martin has blasted Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond's spring Budget, claiming it will “weigh heavily” on already pressured pubs.

Mike Benner: Calls on Government to reconsider tax hikes

Beer drinkers' £100m tax bombshell

By Gemma McKenna

Raising duty and VAT will see UK beer drinkers shelling out an extra £100m by the end of 2010, says the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

Spitfire volumes helped Shepherd Neame

Record beer volumes fuel Shepherd Neame

By Ewan Turney

Shepherd Neame has reported record turnover and record beer volumes for the half-year to 26 December. However, the Kent-based brewer and pub...